May 8, 2014 07:30 UTC

Taqua Brings Next-Generation IP Networking Solutions to EMEA

Telecom Industry Veteran Matthias Leisurs to Lead New Regional Operations

LTE World Summit 2014

RICHARDSON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Taqua®, LLC, a leading global supplier of mobile and fixed core networking IP convergence systems and applications, announced today the opening of its new Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany.

Taqua’s expansion into the region allows the company to better serve operators as they look to deliver the latest in next-generation mobile voice and messaging services that leverage WiFi networks while solving 2G/3G to 4G/LTE internetworking challenges.

The new operations will be led by Matthias Leisurs, who will serve as Vice President of Sales for EMEA. A seasoned telecom industry veteran, Mr. Leisurs has held various senior management positions in sales and marketing at leading companies including Hewlett-Packard, Vodafone-Arcor, Inet and Tekelec (now Oracle).

“Matthias Leisurs is an expert in telecommunications, with more than 30 years’ experience and a proven track record in successful sales and business development in the EMEA region,” said Eric L. Pratt, CEO Taqua. “We look forward to his leadership and market insight as we seek to replicate our US success in mobile convergence solutions.”

The new EMEA operations center will support sales of Taqua’s industry-leading core network solutions for mobile operators. Taqua delivers unique, innovative technology solutions that leverage existing service providers’ investments while solving internetworking challenges between 3G, small cell, WiFi, and 4G/LTE networks. Taqua’s Virtual Mobile Core solutions, such as Integrated VoWiFi, allow mobile operators to deliver a seamless user experience for subscribers as they move between 2G/3G, WiFi, and LTE networks.

“Taqua is entering the marketplace in EMEA at an optimal time, with an impressive solutions portfolio deployed by carriers in North America which nicely fit operators in EMEA,” said Matthias Leisurs. “The growth potential for Taqua’s Virtual Mobile Core solutions is tremendous here as operators ramp up advanced services. I am excited at the prospect of bringing Taqua’s innovation to the region.”

Taqua will be showcasing its mobile solutions at LTE World 2014 Summit in Amsterdam, June 23 to 25. Visit Taqua at booth #52a.

For more information, visit www.taqua.com.

About Taqua® LLC.

Taqua enables a rich and seamless fixed and mobile user experience by transitioning legacy networks to LTE and IMS architectures. For over a decade, hundreds of wireline, cable and wireless carriers have utilized Taqua’s next-generation mobile convergence core, switching, IP peering and enhanced applications to deliver IP-based solutions that transition legacy networks and establish enhanced services to subscribers across all broadband networks. Taqua is headquartered in Dallas, TX, with research and development facilities located in Boston, MA, Toronto, Canada, and Dallas, TX. More information on Taqua can be obtained by calling +1.972.692.1800 or by browsing the website at www.taqua.com.

Contacts

Ketchum for Taqua
Patrick Foarde, +1-404-879-9254
Patrick.foarde@ketchum.com


Source: Taqua, LLC